New dry wall installation

Old 03-10-19, 08:30 PM
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New dry wall installation

Hi all, I need help

Im looking to repair the walls in a rental. It has wood panel around the kitchen and I want to remove the panel, the tile behind it and replace with new dry wall. (Its plaster wall behind it) Iím trying to do this without removing the cabinets. Take a look at the pics attached and let me know if you think it could be done that way

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Old 03-11-19, 02:45 AM
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Most anything is possible although you'd have to cut the plaster next to the cabinets. What about the wall between the top and bottom cabinets? If you don't remove all the plaster you'd likely need to fur out the walls so the drywall will meet up with the remaining plaster. Cabinets shouldn't be difficult to remove and that would make more the easiest wall replacement.

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I would take down the cabinets. Trying to cut around them will be slow and tedious and with a good chance you'll scratch them. With the cabinets out of the way you can just rip down the plaster & lath without having to be careful.
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you will be so happy afterwards if you take everything out to the studs, then SR

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